Panthers DE Johnson will start against Jets
Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson will start Sunday against
the New York Jets.
Johnson, who leads the Panthers in sacks this season, was added
to the injury report Saturday as questionable after developing an
Inactive for the Panthers are: running back Jonathan Stewart,
wide receivers Tavarres King and Marvin McNutt, offensive tackle
Travis Bond, defensive end Wes Horton, cornerback Josh Norman and
linebacker Jordan Senn.
Cornerback Antonio Cromartie is active and expected to start for
the Jets after recovering from a concussion suffered last Sunday
against Oakland. Cromartie had been listed as questionable, and
coach Rex Ryan indicated Friday his availability could be a
game-time decision. Cromartie was going through the NFL’s mandatory
concussion protocol all week, and needed to be cleared medically to
The Jets’ inactives include quarterback David Garrard, running
back/kick returner Darius Reynaud, tight end Chris Pantale,
offensive linemen Will Campbell, Ben Ijalana and Oday Aboushi and
linebacker Jermaine Cunningham.
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